40 Under 40, Class of 2013

Katie McCarver


Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.

Job Title

Annual Trial Garden Manager


Responsible for receiving, planting, care and evaluation of the extensive collection of new plants for MSU Trial Gardens and publishes the results on MSU website; Participates as a vegetable and flower judge for All-America Selections


Favorite TV shows and snack while she is watching: “”Glee,”” Downton Abbey”” and “”New Girl”” with popcorn and “”some sort of topping like parmesan cheese, sriracha or cinnamon and sugar.””

Fun Facts

On the clock: Katie once ran the Boston Marathon in 3:24 — and it was just the second marathon she ever participated in.

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Kait Barry
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Alex Kantor
Liz Hughes
Andrew Konicki
Kit Leider Pierri
Lauren Kirchner
Michelle Opela
Judson LeCompte

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